Tues., Nov. 14 - Albany Institute of History and Art, “Well Dressed in Victorian Albany”

Enjoy this rare opportunity to see one of the museums treasures: garments spanning 250 year and worn by Upstate New Yorkers of all ages, social and economic classes. Pay $18 at sign up. Bring money for lunch at the Orchard Tavern. Leave the center at 9AM. Return around 3PM.

Wed., November 15 - USS Slater Tour and Historic Cherry Hall

Step back into July 1945. See, hear, smell, and touch the experiences and objects first used by the teenage boys and young men who lived and fought onboard the USS SLATER DE766 during World War II. Then visit the Historic Cherry Hall, the former home of Philip and Maria Van Rensselaer. Cost is $21, includes van fee and admission. Bring money for lunch. Leave the center a 9AM. Lunch at the Albany Pump Station from 12-1:30PM. Return around 4PM.

Thurs., Nov. 16 - Arkell Museum, “Masterworks on Paper”

Exhibit includes the work of Cassatt, Hopper, Shinn, Marsh, Homer, O’Keeffe, Grandma Moses, Whistler, and more. Leave the center at 8:30AM. Pay $21 at sign up. Includes admission and van fee. Bring money for shopping and lunch at the Black Cat Bakery. Return around 3PM.

Tues., Nov. 21 - St. Pauls “Tuesday Music at Noon”

Enjoy a beautiful piano concert in one of the few, totally integrated Tiffany interior churches in the county. Lunch will be at Dinosaur BBQ. Pay $10 at sign up. Bring money for lunch with you. Leave the center a 11AM. Return around 3:15PM.

Thurs., November 30 - Albany Museum

Featuring new exhibits including NYS on 1st World War, Hudson Valley Ruins, Celebrating NY’s Suffrage Centennial and more. Pay $10 at sign up. Bring $5 for admission and money for lunch at the Albany Pump Station. Leave the center at 9:30. Return around 3:15PM.

Tues., December 5 - Vermont Country Store

Take a journey into the general store of yesteryear with The Vermont Country Store. As the purveyors of practical and hard-to-find products, we offer you a host of quality merchandise from around the block and around the world. Browse through our site for wonderful, classic products that can help simplify your life. Lunch at Bryant House. If time permits, take a short walk to the garden and nature trail. Pay $15 at sign up, bring money for lunch and shopping. Leave at 9AM. Return about 4:00.

Thurs., December 7 - Lunch Bunch at The Log Jam

A pot-belly stove warmly greets you at the front door, wood plank floors, and three stone fireplaces provide the perfect Adirondack setting. Shop at the outlets after lunch. Pay $10 at sign up & bring lunch money. Leave the center at 9:30AM. Return around 3:30PM.

Wed., December 13 - Holiday Lights in the Park

The 21st Annual Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park features 125 displays and scenes in Albany’s Washington Park. Leave the center at 5:15PM. Pay $15 at sign up.

Thurs., December 14 - Silver Foxes at Skidmore Dining Hall

Join our men’s group for lunch. Pay $1 at sign up and bring $12 for lunch at the Skidmore Dining Hall. Leave the center at 11:45.

Tues., December 19 - Proctors Organ Concert - Greg Klingler (Christmas Favorites)

Get in the holiday spirit with Greg Klingler as he performs all your Christmas favorites! Lunch following the performance at Waters Edge Lighthouse. Pay $10 at sign up. Bring money for lunch and a snack. Leave the center at 10:45AM. Return around 2:30PM.